Shifting Worlds Call for Speakers

Please note I am still looking for proposals for the Public Libraries and Technology Track at IL 2005!

Internet Librarian 2005: Shifting Worlds
Monterey, CA October 24-6, 2005?? ***note the new dates!
www.infotoday.com/IL2005

Call for Speakers
It has been 10 years since the last major technological sea change when the Web rocked our world.? Not just the information world, but also those worlds at the very roots of our lives? the places and spaces where we work, learn and play.? All indications point to very dramatic and dynamic changes in the coming year.? Consider the recent announcements by Google that emphasize the new players in the information world.? It is more important than ever for information professionals to keep close tabs on the shifting worlds around us: the information landscape with its key and new players, new platforms and technologies, as well as new applications and strategies.?

Information Today Inc., a key provider of technology conferences for over twenty years, is pleased to announce the 9th annual Internet Librarian? the ONLY conference for information professionals who are using, developing, and embracing Internet, Intranet, and Web-based strategies in their roles as information architects and navigators, webmasters and web managers, content evaluators and developers, taxonomists, searchers, community builders, information providers, trainers, guides, and more. This comprehensive conference and exhibition offers a wide-ranging program designed to meet the needs of librarians, information managers, systems professionals, researchers, content managers and information specialists.

Internet Librarian 2005 caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge with four simultaneous tracks plus many workshop and networking opportunities. This year?s tracks encompass such topics as: Information Discovery & Search, Leading Edge Technologies, Managing Knowledge Assets, Web Tools, Intranets & Portals, eLearning & Training, Case Studies of Internet and Intranet Librarians, Web Development & Management, e-Resources & Digital Libraries, Blogging & Knowledge Exchange, Distance Learning & Instruction, Streaming Multimedia, Search Engines, Content Management and more. Speakers are knowledgeable, authoritative and focus on practical applications, new tools and techniques, case studies as well as technical and managerial issues. Please consider sending us a proposal to speak.

If you would like to participate in Internet Librarian 2005 as a speaker or workshop leader, please complete the submission form at:
http://www.infotoday.com/il2005/SpeakerSubmissions.htm>
or contact the Program Chair at the email address listed below as soon as possible (March 15, 2005 at the very latest). Include the following brief details of your proposed presentation: title, abstract, a few sentences of biographical information that relate to the topic, and full contact information (title, address, e-mail, phone & fax). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in the summer.

Jane I. Dysart, Program Chair
Dysart & Jones Associates
phone: 416/484-6129
email: jane@dysartjones.com

To receive the registration and program brochure in the fall, or exhibit information please contact:
Information Today Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055
phone: 609/654-6266
fax: 609/654-4309
email: custserv@infotoday.com
Web site: www.infotoday.co

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